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Nick Stahl Biography

Birth Name:
Nicolas Kent Stahl
Birth Place:
Harlingen, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Decided to become an actor at age 4 when his mother took him to see a play
  • Took acting classes as a child at the Melva Smith School of Dance in Dallas, TX
  • Was discovered by a talent agent when he was 12 years old
  • Had to audition five times for the role of John Connor in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
  • Was briefly thought to be missing in 2012 while he spent time in rehab


  • 2006Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated
  • 2004Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Marlo Murphy -- Daughter
  • William Kent Stahl -- Father
  • Donna Lynn Stahl -- Mother
  • Bonnie Stahl -- Sister
  • Emily Stahl -- Sister
  • Rose Murphy -- Wife